Monthly Archives: February 2015

A good deal with someone in bad faith is worse than no deal at all

  by Karl Spain And so the stage is set. On one side stand President Obama and his cast of liberal supporters; only the diehard left is with him on this one…for a nuclear deal with Iran that will probably … Continue reading

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A Tel Aviv Tragedy II

By Karl Spain Here’s an excerpt from a wonderful Op-Ed piece today in the Jewish Week. Doc Kapiloff, (Lenny not Bernie) the old owner of this paper was a friend of mine — and a great man. I miss him. … Continue reading

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A Real Tel Aviv Tragedy

By Karl Spain In some of my blogs I do fake phones calls with the President, usually to lighten up a dark subject because my blog is heavy and not about pink-horses or unicorns but which brutal ex-dictator from a … Continue reading

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More war clouds gather folks…

by Karl Spain From the Daily Caller, quoting McCain’s visits to Meet The Press this morning: “I’m ashamed of my country, I’m ashamed of my president and I’m ashamed of myself that I haven’t done more to help these people,” … Continue reading

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Who is Mazal Mualem and why should her opinion matter to you?

by Karl Spain Bear with me here because this string isn’t obvious, you need a little background. Israel, like the U.S. is a complicated place with a complicated electorate. Actually the U.S. 2 party and platform system is juvenile-istically simple … Continue reading

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Leon Panetta is a smart man, so is Netanyahu

by Karl Spain Leon Panetta has been pulled out of the closet to carry water for the president and it’s embarrassing. He claims he’s afraid of the Netanyahu speech but not for the crazy reason he gave in an interview … Continue reading

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Will the Ukrainian cease-fire hold?

By Karl Spain Merkel, Kerry, Obama, Hollande, Putin, you name’em, most of them are pessimistic about the agreement they just finished hammering out on a Ukrainian cease-fire. So, that’s the view from the top, what about the little people, the … Continue reading

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Putin and the Ayatollah have Obama in Training for the Unions

by Karl Spain Dockworkers in California, at 29 ports, are striking in unison, refusing to work 3 or 4 days a week, holding up tens of billions in port traffic, trade, and business according to multiple news reports. The supply … Continue reading

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Obama Must Change Iran

by Karl Spain If you are thinking I’m going negative on the President, you’re wrong. It’s possible in my way of thinking to really like someone and despise his or her policies. I’m doing even better than that with the … Continue reading

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The Senator and The General

by Karl Spain Democratic Senator Jim Kaine and U.S. Army General John Campbell. Remember those names in the coming weeks and watch them closely because they are preparing to be American heroes. Our General fighting ISIL in Afghanistan, General John … Continue reading

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